[The best Spitfire to explore with the ultimate model]
--Spitfire, a masterpiece machine that represents Britain. Among them, Mk.VIII was developed as an advanced version of the main Mk.V in the first half of World War II.
--The engine has been replaced with the new Rolls-Royce Marlin 60 series, and various improvements have been made to each part of the fuselage for the future.
――Adopting a large radiator for the Marlin 60 series and standard equipment of the air filter, adding a fuel tank in the wing, changing the tail wheel from a fixed type to a retractable type, shortening the aileron and expanding the area of the ladder and elevator It was done.
--Although the start of production was delayed due to these many improvements and the main position in Europe was handed over to the short-term development Mk.IX, Mk.VIII was sent to the Mediterranean and Pacific theaters from the middle of 1943, not to mention the Royal Air Force. It was a valuable force in the United States Army Air Corps, the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force.
--Spitfire Mk.VIII 1/32 scale, plastic model assembly kit.
--Overall length 302mm, total width 383mm. The features of Mk.VIII such as the retractable tail wheel, shortened aileron, and fuel tank in the main wing are fully reproduced.
-The main landing gear and tail wheel parts are replaceable, and you can choose the flight state or parked state even after completion.
--In addition to the standard type, extension wing parts are also available for the main wing tip.
――You can choose the aileron, rudder, elevator to be movable, and the flap to be raised or lowered.
-Two types of drop tanks, 30 gallons and 90 gallons, are set.
--With 3 types of markings for the US Army Air Corps, Royal Australian Air Force, and Royal Canadian Air Force.
-There are two types of crew dolls, a sitting posture and a standing pose.
--The ultra-thin molded engine cowl can be attached and detached even after completion with a small magnet.
――The form of the nose is thoroughly pursued and modeled.
--For the main wing tip, extension wing parts are also available to reproduce the initial model of Mk.VIII. The shortened aileron is also a highlight.
--Faithfully reproduce the features of Mk.VIII, such as the fuel inlet added with the addition of the fuel tank to the front edge of the main wing.
――In addition to the 30-gallon drop tank, a large 90-gallon drop tank part that is often seen in the Pacific theater is newly set.
-Tail wheel parts are available in two types: unfolded and stowed. It can be easily replaced with a magnet.
--The Rolls-Royce Marlin engine is precisely modeled from the main body to the rear vaporizer, supercharger, and intercooler.
――The inside of the mechanical cockpit is well made. The structure without floorboards and the unique control stick are faithfully reproduced.
-Bulletproof plates and seat belts are etched parts for a high-scale finish. A mask seal for windshield painting is also available.
-A stand for displaying in flight is also included. The main landing gear is replaceable with screws, so you can enjoy flying and parked even after completion.
* The photo shows the kit assembled and painted.
[A collection of commentary materials to learn more about Spitfire]
――Including the explanation of the masterpiece machine Spitfire, a collection of explanation materials including detailed photos taken at the time of interviewing the actual machine is attached, and knowing the actual machine will increase the motivation for production.
--A5 size, 16 pages full color.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )